The Quebec Building Code | CERTIFICATE OF CONFORMITY
DIVISION 5 CERTIFICATE OF CONFORMITY
CERTIFICATE OF CONFORMITY
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
A contractor or owner-builder must, after construction work related to the installation, alteration or demolition of high-risk petroleum equipment or complete piping connected to it, provide the Régie du bâtiment du Québec with a certificate of conformity produced and signed by a recognized person under section 8.13 stating that
in the case of high-risk petroleum equipment covered by CSA Standard B139, Installation code for oil-burning equipment, published by the CSA Group, the work has been carried out in accordance with the requirements of that standard;
in the case of high-risk petroleum equipment located inside a building and not covered by subparagraph 1, the work has been carried out in accordance with the requirements of Part 4 of Division B of the NFC, National Fire Code of Canada, published by the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes of the National Research Council Canada and the applicable provisions of Division VIII and IX of this Chapter;
in the case of a pipeline, the work has been carried out in accordance with the requirements of CAN/CSA Standard Z662, Oil and Pipeline Systems, published by the CSA Group;
in the case of high-risk petroleum equipment that is not referred to in subparagraphs 1 to 3, the work has been carried out in accordance with sections 8.23, 8.24, 8.26 to 8.28, paragraphs 1 to 3 of section 8.29, section 8.30, sections 8.31 and 8.32, only with regard to the clearance between the top of the tank and ground level, sections 8.42 to 8.44, paragraphs 1 and 2 of section 8.45, section 8.46, except subparagraphs 1 to 3 of the second paragraph, sections 8.48 to 8.50, paragraph 1 of section 8.51, sections 8.53, 8.55 to 8.57, 8.60 to 8.65, except paragraph 4 of that section, paragraph 2 of section 8.66, sections 8.69, 8.72, 8.75, 8.78 to 8.80 and section 8.83, only with regard to the clearance between the piping and ground level, sections 8.85, 8.88 to 8.95, the third paragraph of section 8.96, sections 8.97, 8.98, 8.100, 8.102, 8.108, subparagraph 1 of the first paragraph of section 8.110, the third paragraph of section 8.112, sections 8.116, 8.124, 8.125, 8.127, 8.128, 8.138, 8.141 to 8.147, 8.149 to 8.154, 8.156, 8.158 to 8.160, the first paragraph of section 8.162, section 8.164, the first and second paragraphs of section 8.166, sections 8.168, 8.170 to 8.172, 8.174, 8.175, the second paragraph of section 8.177, section 8.178, except paragraph 5 of that section, sections 8.179, 8.180, 8.182, 8.185, 8.186, 8.195 and 8.197 to 8.199, section 8.200, with regard to the manual valve, sections 8.201, 8.203 to 8.205, 8.207 to 8.209, 8.211 to 8.213 and 8.215 to 8.217;
the tests and verifications that are provided, as the case may be, in the standards referred to in subparagraphs 1 to 3 or the sections listed in subparagraph 4, for such work, have been performed and the results are satisfactory;
the equipment covered by the certificate is free of leaks and does not represent a danger to the public.
Should the recognized person refuse to file the required certificate of conformity, the recognized person informs the contractor or owner-builder and the Board, within 30 days, of the irregularities observe and of the reasons for refusal.
The certificate must also contain a description of the petroleum equipment inspected, its type, make, the petroleum product it is to contain, its model, capacity, serial number, the standard under which it has been approved or manufactured, the address of the site where the construction work on the petroleum equipment was carried out, the nature of the work carried out, the licence number of the contractor or owner-builder who carried out the work, the date of signature, the name, address, telephone number and professional order membership number or the temporary permit issued under the Engineers Act (chapter I-9), of the recognized person who produced the certificate and the date of the beginning and end of the construction work. The certificate may be produced on the form provided for that purpose by the Board.
If high-risk petroleum equipment has already been installed, altered or demolished, the contractor or owner-builder must take the necessary measures so that the recognized person may produce the certificate.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1; O.C. 87-2018, s. 13.
The following persons whose professional activities are related to the inspection, surveillance or design of petroleum equipment installations may be recognized by the Board to produce and sign the certificate of conformity required under section 8.12:
an engineer who is a member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec;
a holder of a temporary licence issued under the Engineers Act (chapter I-9) and
a professional technologist holding a licence issued by the Ordre des technologues professionnels du Québec.
Those persons must not be in a situation of conflict of interest, such as
performing work on petroleum equipment or decontamination work on sites polluted by petroleum products, or supervising such work, in the capacity of a contractor or employee; or
having a direct or indirect interest in an enterprise that performs work on petroleum equipment, designs or manufactures petroleum equipment or engages in activities in the field of petroleum product sales, storage or transportation.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1; O.C. 838-2011, s. 1; O.C. 87-2018, s. 14.
The person referred to in section 8.13 who applies for recognition must
file an application with the Board that contains the following:
the person’s name, home address, telephone number and membership number of the person’s professional order or the person’s temporary licence number; and
the number of years of experience acquired in activities related to the fields referred to in section 8.13;
pay the fees of $628.47, unless the application concerns the third paragraph of section 8.13; and
certify the accuracy of the information contained in the application.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1; O.C. 838-2011, s. 2.
The recognition of a person may be revoked by the Board for the following reasons:
the person no longer meets the conditions set out in section 8.13; or
the person has been convicted of an offence under section 194 of the Building Act (chapter B-1.1).
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.